Britain's unions

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  • British Air Line Pilots’ Association

    The professional association and trade union established representing the interests of UK pilots.
  • BDA

    The British Dietetic Association

    The BDA is the only body in the UK representing the whole of the dietetic workforce.

  • Broadcasting, Entertainment, Communications and Theatre Union sector of Prospect

    Trade union sector organising in the UK's media and entertainment; sectors covered include broadcasting, film, independent production, theatre and the arts, IT and telecoms, live events, leisure and digital media.
  • Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union

    Union representing workers in the food and allied industries & trades.
  • British Orthoptic Society Trade Union

    The TUC-affiliated part of the British and Irish Orthoptic Society (BIOS), which represents orthoptists in the UK and Ireland.
  • BSU

    Britannia Staff Union

    Trade union representing employees of the Co-Operative Banking Group.

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  • Union representing members and their families in all industries and sectors within the UK, from steel & wire to footwear & textiles; from social care to betting shops; from NSPCC to the National League of Blind & Disabled; and from logistics & distribution to the football league.
  • CSP

    Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

    Provides a wide range of member services and campaign on behalf of all physiotherapy staff and the physiotherapy profession.
  • CWU

    Communication Workers Union

    Union for the communications industry in the UK, representing members in postal, telecom, mobile, administrative and financial companies.

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  • EIS

    Educational Institute of Scotland

    The Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) is the largest teaching union in Scotland. Founded in 1847, the EIS is also the oldest teaching union in the world.

  • Equity is the only UK trade union representing artists from across the entire spectrum of arts and entertainment.

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  • Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association

    HCSA - The Hospital Doctors' Union is a nationally recognised professional association and trade union which represents and advises hospital doctors - hospital consultants, staff and associate

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  • PCS

    Public and Commercial Services Union

    Trade union organised throughout the civil service and government agencies as well as organised widely in the private sector, usually in areas that have been privatised.
  • PFA

    Professional Footballers’ Association

    Union working protect, improve and negotiate the conditions, rights and status of all professional football players by collective bargaining agreements.
  • POA

    The professional trade union for prison, correctional and secure psychiatric workers

    The professional trade union for prison, correctional and secure psychiatric workers.
  • Trade union representing engineers, scientists, managers and specialists in areas as diverse as agriculture, defence, energy, environment, heritage, shipbuilding, telecoms and transport.

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  • RCM

    The Royal College of Midwives

    The RCM is a trade union and professional association dedicated to serving midwifery and the whole midwifery team.
  • RMT

    National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers

    The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers is a progressive, democratic and highly professional trade union, a fast growing union with more than 85,000 members from almost every sec

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  • Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association

    Trade union representing administrative, managerial, professional and technical workers in the railway, London Underground, the travel trade, ports and ferries.

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  • Undeb Cenedlaethol Athrawon Cymru

    Education union for teachers, head-teachers and lecturers in Wales.
  • UCU

    University and College Union

    Union representing academics, lecturers, trainers, instructors, researchers, administrators, managers, computer staff, librarians and postgraduates from universities, colleges, prisons, adult education or training organisations.
  • Trade union representing full-time and part-time staff who provide public services in both the public and private sectors.
  • Unite the Union

    General union representing workers across the country and all industrial sectors (Community section of Unite also covers people who are out of work e.g. students, volunteers, retired people, people who are unemployed).
  • United Road Transport Union

    Road haulage trade union.
  • Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers

    Trade union organising and representing workers in the retail, distributive, manufacturing and service sectors.

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  • Writers’ Guild of Great Britain

    The Writers' Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) represents writers in TV, film, theatre, radio, books, poetry, animation and videogames.